Built in 1979, by VT Halter Marine Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana (hull #784) as the tug Buster B. for the Bouchard Transportation Company of Mellville, New York.
In 1981, the Bouchard Transportation Company renamed the tug, as the Buster Bouchard
In 2020, the tug was phased out of active service and was "laid up" at Tampa, Florida.
In 1999, the tug was outfitted with an INTERcon coupler system. Although the tug was fitted with a coupler system. Her towing equipment was retained to allow for traditional towing.
Powered by two, EMD 16-645E diesel engines. Turning two bronze, fixed pitch, propellers. She is a twin screw tug rated at 6,140 horsepower.
The tug's electrical service is provided by three 99kW generator sets. Her capacities are 162,202 gallons of fuel.